Calla lily growing geophyte of the genus Zantedeschia also known as Arum lily, Calla lily perennial plant can grow as deciduous in dry summer, evergreen in wet areas, used as ornamental drought tolerant cut flower plants, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics, tropics, desert climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 8+.
Leaves grow like on stems and look like little bit like elephant ear, in every group of leaves grow in the middle one flower.
Calla lily flower
Flower color white, in a shape of cone 0.5-1 m high, yellow (spadix) spike in the middle.
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Requirements for Calla lily growing and care:
Heavy soil, also can grow in flooded soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Bulb/ Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, Vegetative reproduction
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
In the end of the flower season, dead leaf
How to prune:
Cut the leaves from the base
Size of the plant:
0.5-1 m, 20-40 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer, not in dry place / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Flower color white, shape of cone, yellow spike in the middle